Dave and Peter finished Targa Newfoundland last week safely and with quite a bit to be proud of. Continue Reading...
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The guys are still fighting their way through Targa Newfoundland on Canada’s east coast. Continue Reading...
Our performance driver and his partner are currently winding their race-prepped Scion FR-S out to its limit in Newfoundland, but they didn’t just show up and start driving. It’s a process. Continue Reading...
AutoGuide’s high-performance test driver Dave Pratte and his Speed Academy partner Peter Tarach continue their mad thrash on the Scion FR-S they’re preparing for Targa Newfoundland, this time by upgrading the sway bars, bushings and ball joints. Continue Reading...
The Targa Newfoundland Scion Racing FR-S is running in the Modern group at this year’s five-day tarmac rally, meaning Dave and Peter had to keep the engine naturally aspirated. As you’ll see in Episode 5 of their YouTube series, they started with an AEM intake system and a HKS single-exit exhaust system. Continue Reading...
If you want a yellow Scion FR-S, get ready to pay $30,760 including destination. Continue Reading...
If you’re shopping for a sports car under $30,000 – AutoGuide.com has you covered. Continue Reading...
Yesterday we eliminated five cars from the 2014 AutoGuide Under $30,000 Performance Car Shootout. That leaves the final three, which are all completely different takes on affordable fun. Weren’t we surprised when the numbers were tabulated and the top cars included not just all-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive and front-wheel drive rivals, but a hatchback, a… Continue Reading...
Yesterday we took eight fun-to-drive performance vehicles under $30,000 and put them through their paces on the street. After much deliberation, we chose the 2014 Ford Fiesta ST as the king of the street. Despite a somewhat harsh ride, nothing else matches the raw, hilariously fun driving experience behind the wheel. Continue Reading...
Sporty cars are not dead. Rumors of their demise are premature. Thrill-packed machinery litters the automotive landscape, available to suit nearly every budget. When it comes to motoring fun, one of the most intriguing segments is the under $30,000 price bracket, where several enticing choices can be found in a variety of shapes and sizes. Continue Reading...
The 2014 Scion Tuner Challenge competitors have been revealed. Continue Reading...
Toyota’s newest rally car might not be competition ready, but we’ll be able to see it in action next month. Continue Reading...
When these spy photos hit our inbox, we were skeptical right away. Continue Reading...
The Scion FR-S will return to this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Continue Reading...
The opportunity for Toyota to lay with better bedfellows might mean and early death for Subaru’s BRZ sports car. Continue Reading...
We will get our first look into Scion‘s future at this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show. Continue Reading...
Scion is readying an even hotter version of its FR-S and it’ll be arriving this fall. Continue Reading...
Toyota and Sony want you to relive your track experience in Gran Turismo 6, and has created the technology to do so. Continue Reading...
Given how popular the Scion FR-S is with the automotive media, including ourselves, it might come as a surprise that sales of the sports car aren’t exactly impressive. Continue Reading...
Although there have been reports to the contrary, Scion is still investigating the feasibility of bringing a convertible version of the FR-S to market. Continue Reading...
If you thought the hype in Japan around the Toyota GT 86 and Subaru BRZ would die any time soon, think again. This year’s Tokyo Auto Salon continued to be packed with both makes, as the Japanese aftermarket continues to embrace the platform. Continue Reading...
Toyota motorsports partner Gazoo Racing has fielded plenty of Toyota GT86s in different racing series around the world and now they’ve taken what they’ve learned and applied it to the street. Continue Reading...
Toyota Motorsport GmbH has revealed its GT86 CS-R3 rally car as part of its customer motorsport program. Continue Reading...
It may not have been as overwhelming as it was last year, but the Subaru BRZ and the Scion FR-S were still two of the most popular customized cars on display at the SEMA Show. Continue Reading...